Dire Straits - Dire Straits


  • Singer: Dire Straits
  • Title: Dire Straits
  • Genre: Rock
  • Label: Vertigo ‎– 6360 162
    Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
    Country: Germany
    Date of released: 07 Jul 1978
    Category: Rock
    Style: Classic Rock
  • Format: MP3 FLAC XM MIDI DMF MMF FLAC MP2 MOD
  • Size RAR MP3: 1652 mb
  • Size RAR FLAC: 1818 mb
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Dire Straits - Dire Straits

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Tracklist

A1 Down To The Waterline 4:01
A2 Water Of Love 5:27
A3 Setting Me Up 3:20
A4 Six Blade Knife 4:12
A5 Southbound Again 2:59
B1 Sultans Of Swing 5:52
B2 In The Gallery 6:19
B3 Wild West End 4:43
B4 Lions 5:07

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Phonogram
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram Ltd.
  • Published By – Rondor Music
  • Published By – Straightjacket Songs Ltd
  • Recorded At – Basing Street Studios
  • Lacquer Cut At – Phonodisc GmbH
  • Pressed By – Phonodisc GmbH
  • Designed At – Hothouse London

Credits

  • Art Direction – Alan Schmidt
  • Bass – John Illsley
  • Design, Artwork By – Hothouse
  • Drums – Pick Withers
  • Engineer – Rhett Davies
  • Music By [Songs By] – Mark Knopfler
  • Painting [Cover Painting At Hothouse] – Chuck Loyola
  • Photography By – Paddy Eckersley
  • Producer – Muff Winwood
  • Rhythm Guitar – David Knopfler
  • Vocals, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar – Mark Knopfler
  • Written-By – Mark Knopfler

Notes

Recorded at Basing St. Studios, London, Feb. 1978.
Issued in a semi-glossy sleeve with black & white strat on rear, plain inner sleeve and including a lyrics insert with the same print as on the inner sleeve of similar editions, also stating:
Lyrics reproduced by kind permission of Straightjacket Songs / Rondor Music.

[On back cover]
All songs published by Rondor Music/Strait Jacket Songs
℗ 1978 Phonogram Ltd.
Printed in West-Germany
aus dem Hause
phonogram

To distinguish different German releases:
This one has a black & white guitar on sleeve rear (red guitar: Dire Straits - Dire Straits);
labels are standard "Vertigo/Ufo" labels (red "Vertigo/Ufo"-labels: Dire Straits - Dire Straits);
labels with silver print: GEMA above "STEREO 33 1/3"(GEMA on the right of small Vertigo-Logo:Dire Straits - Dire Straits).

Some quantities were issued with a circular sticker on the cover stating: "DEUTSCHER SCHALLPLATTENPREIS DEUTSCHE PHONO-AKADEMIE E.V."

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 1633
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): AA 6360162.1Y
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): AA 6360162.2Y
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 1): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 1): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 2): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 H S 5 · 1E
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 2): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 F R 2 Λ
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 3): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 B F 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 3): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 B D 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 4): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 B W 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 4): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 1 L C
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 5): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 D S 1 C
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 5): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 C S 2 Λ
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 6): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 1 B 2 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 6): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 R A 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 7): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 I 0 5 1E
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 7): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 H 0 4
  • Other (Back cover): 5018

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
9102 021 Dire Straits Dire Straits ‎(LP, Album) Vertigo 9102 021 UK 1978
BSK 3266 Dire Straits Dire Straits ‎(LP, Album, Win) Warner Bros. Records BSK 3266 US 1978
800 051-2 Dire Straits Dire Straits ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Vertigo 800 051-2 Europe Unknown
SRM-1-1197 Dire Straits Dire Straits ‎(LP, Album) Mercury SRM-1-1197 Canada Unknown
BSK 3266 Dire Straits Dire Straits ‎(LP, Album, Jac) Warner Bros. Records BSK 3266 US 1978

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